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Hillsboro Public Library

2850 NE Brookwood Pkwy
Hillsboro, OR 97124, OR 97214, US (map)

Main Hillsboro public library. Small meeting room downstairs, main meeting areas upstairs.

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Accessable building, but no transit.

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Past events that happened here

  • Thursday
    Nov 30 2017
    Workshop: Startup 411 – How to Start Your Startup

    Hillsboro Public Library

    Got an idea for a startup, but don’t know where to start? This workshop will provide an overview of local resources, along with a checklist of steps to take as you build out your plan.

    This workshop, held jointly by OEN and OTBC, will provide you with:

    • A checklist of where to get started
    • A review of common mistakes entrepreneurs make and how to avoid them
    • An overview of startup funding options (and realities)
    • An overview of resources available to entrepreneurs
    • Answers to some of the basic questions that always come up about protecting your idea, co-founders, etc.

    Learn more and register here: http://bit.ly/startup411-nov

  • Wednesday
    Aug 30 2017
    Hillsboro Women in Data Science - Speaker Series: Alexis Fink, Ph.D

    Alexis Fink, Ph.D (General Manager, Talent Intelligence & Analytics at Intel Corporation) kindly accepted to share her thoughts and insights on a 20+ career solving real problems using data – ranging from efficiency on the factory floor to growing CEO’s to preventing aviation disasters.

    I personally am beyond excited to have the opportunity to host Alexis at the Hillsboro Women in Data. She is an amazing leader who has a rare combination of genuine personality/technical advancement -- come join us, you are in for a treat!

  • Saturday
    Aug 5 2017
    Data Science Python Machine Learning

    Do you want to learn Python and Machine Learning? Check out our group. We're getting started with the Titanic competition. Find out you can solve a real world Kaggle Titanic problem with Python and Machine Learning.

    At the end of the session, we'll brainstorm a new hot topic for the following week presentation. The winning idea will get the innovator of the week.

    Join the fun!

    This week we'll be presenting Random Forest on the Titanic data set.

  • Saturday
    Jul 29 2017
    Python Machine Learning Titanic Kaggle

    All aboard the Titanic. Your task, if you choose to accept it, pick a character on the Titanic. Then, you must build a machine algorithm to predict if you survived.

    Now that you are afraid of dying, what's the best way to predict your survivorship?

    Python Pandas and Numpy. If you want to learn how to build a machine learning algorithm check us out next Saturday at 1 pm in the Hillsboro Brookwood Library. We be using the Kaggle dataset to build our code.

  • Saturday
    Jul 22 2017
    Open Ideas in Data Science

    Do you want to learn Python Pandas and Machine Learning? Check out our group. We're just getting started with the Titanic competition. Find out you can solve a real world Kaggle problem with Python and Machine Learning.

    At the end of the session, we'll brainstorm a new hot topic for the following week presentation. The winning idea will get the innovator of the week.

    Join the fun!

  • Saturday
    Jul 15 2017
    Python Basics and Kaggle Titanic Part Duex

    We had many volunteers to talk about Python. We'll share the basics, Logistic Regression, and how to solve the Kaggle Titanic competition.

    We'll have a few lightning talks then an open session for new topics.

    You are welcome to join us and share your knowledge!

  • Saturday
    Jul 8 2017
    Machine Learning Titanic

    Do you want to learn machine learning? The best place to start is creating a predictive model for the Titanic.

    Join us as a team as we work on it together. We'll kick it off with the basics reviewing the dataset, using Python and Juypter.

    We'll talk about different models we can use. We'll spend a few sessions together to prepare us to submit on Kaggle.

    Join us for the fun!

  • Saturday
    Jul 1 2017
    WiPy Python Hardware Device Demo

    Hello from Garrett Broughton.

    Michael Wild is sharing his WiPy Python hardware device this week. Find out more about it here: https://docs.pycom.io/wipy/wipy/general.html#upgrading-the-firmware-over-the-air

    If time permits, we'll also cover the beginning of our group Kaggle competition.

  • Saturday
    Jun 24 2017
    Kaggle Session

    Do you want to start using Kaggle? Why not learn as a group? I'll share the basics and an example how to start the competition "Titanic - Machine Learning from Disaster".

    The second half of our session, we'll experiment with our open idea session. The winner will be awarded Innovator of the week. The winner has the highest potential to be added to our next session.

    Here is the link to my transcript and video links. Enjoy! https://portlanddatascience.wixsite.com/home/single-post/2017/06/19/Kaggle-Session

  • Thursday
    Jul 10 2014
    Cory Doctorow Talk

    More than 200 people attended Cory Doctorow's presentation at the Beaverton Library Tuesday evening. Cory will present the same talk at Tigard Library Wednesday and the Hillsboro Library Thursday. .

    Cory lives in London, is former European Affairs Coordinator for the EFF, principal at craphound.com and boingboing.com, and writes excellent science fiction novels about the future of freedom and information privacy. His talk is packed with ideas, his brain and books and essays with far more. Cory's novels are Creative Commons; you are encouraged to download and share them, and more encouraged to buy them so Cory doesn't need to get a day job.

  • Thursday
    Feb 11 2010
    Rose City SPIN Seminar: Moving to Agile Development presented by Ray Arell

    Rose City Software Process Improvement (SPIN) Seminar [free event, open to public]

    Title: Moving to Agile Development: What Went Right, What Went Wrong

    Presenter: Ray Arell

    Dates/Times: Thursday, February 11th, 2010; Networking @ 6:00 PM; Seminar 7:00-8:00 PM

    Location: Hillsboro Main Library, Main Library Meeting Room, 2850 NE Brookwood Parkway, Hillsboro, OR 97124

    Abstract: A while ago I went into my software staff and declared “Hey! We are going Agile!” Yep, I read an Agile project management book on a long flight to India, and like all good reactionary development managers I was sold! A few years later our adaptation of the Scrum framework has taken shape, but it was not without strain on our development, test, and other Q/A processes. This session focuses on a retrospective of what went right and more importantly what went wrong as we evolved to our new development process and the effect it had on our team. Perhaps it will convince you that the shift to Agile is the way to go, and hopefully give you just a little more info on what you may be in for.

    Speaker Bio: Ray Arell is a Senior Engineering Manager and Agilist at Intel. He has over 21 years of hardware and software development, validation, and management experience. During his tenure, he has worked on a variety of teams focused on CPU, chipsets, and graphics system-level testing. Today he manages an Agile software engineering team in Intel's Business Client Platform Division and he is a leading force in the Agilization of Intel. Ray is also co-author of Change-Based Test Management: Improving the Software Validation Process (ISBN: 0971786127), and has delivered keynotes at StarWest/EuroStar, STANZ 2008 Wellington/Sydney, QA&Test 2005/6 Bilbao, and speaker at many other events worldwide.

    A Special Treat from PNSQC: Plan on coming early! In collaboration with the Pacific Northwest Software Quality Conference (PNSQC) the SPIN meeting will have pizza provided by PNSQC beginning at 6:00 pm.

    PNSQC is the Pacific Northwest Software Quality Conference, a group of volunteers interested in Software Quality. The Mission of the PNSQC is to enable knowledge exchange to produce higher quality software. As a non-profit, it seeks to promote software quality by providing education and opportunities for information exchange within the software community. Visit www.pnsqc.org for details.

    About Rose City SPIN: The Rose City Software Process Improvement Network (SPIN) is a monthly forum for networking, mutual support, and promotion of effective software practices. We exchange practical experiences, ideas, knowledge, wisdom, and war stories about the technical, business, and human facets of software process improvement. The Rose City SPIN serves the software development community of the Portland/Vancouver metro area. Whether you work for a large company or a small one, corporate or self-employed, industrial or academic setting, you are welcome at the Rose City SPIN.